Udaipur Tour


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Located in the southern region of the Indian state Rajasthan, Udaipur is one of the best tourism places in India. The City is famous for its palaces, lakes, temples, gardens, bazaars and museums that narrate a rich story of a royal life. The city was built by Rana Udai Singh II of Mewar.Built on the banks of the beautiful Lake Pichola, the City Palace is one of the popular tourist attractions for it was the home to the royal family of Mewar. Major portions of this palace have been converted into a museum. The palace is located in the heart of Udaipur and is close to Jagdish Temple which again is one of the must see places in Udaipur. It is a beautiful Hindu Temple and an explicit example of maru-gurjara architecture.


Jag Mandir

Experience the best of Rajasthani architecture and benevolence at Jag Mandir. Located amidst the Lake Pichola, this fine structure seems like a marble floating in a lake. It is named as "Jagat Mandir" in honor of Maharana Jagat Singh and, also known as the "Lake Garden Palace". Constructed in the 17th century, this palace is a joint contribution of 3 Rajput rulers.

The construction of the palace was started in 1551 by Maharana Amar Singh, continued by Maharana Karan Singh (1620–1628) and finally completed by Maharana Jagat Singh I (1628–1652). A statue of an elephant made of white marble welcomes every tourist to Jag Mandir. Tourist can reach Jag Mandir with the help of jetty facility from Bansi Ghat. The following structures are included with-in the vicinity of Jag Mandir.


City Palace

Enjoy a heritage walk to the city palace, which houses eleven huge medieval style palaces. The construction of City palace, which is considered to be the royal possession of Rajput, started under the reign of Maharana Udai Singh II. The palaces were built by the 76 generations of Sisodia Rajputs or Suryavanshi Rajputs (worshippers of Sun god), from 1559 onwards. Udai Mirza Singh II, have richly contributed to this edifice, which comprises an agglomeration of structures, including 11 small separate palaces. Overlooking the Pichola Lake, the city palace is considered as the largest complex in Rajasthan with a facade 244m long and 30.4m high. Filled with domes, towers, and arches, City palace is a marvellous place which attracts throngs of visitors.

There is a city within this palace with facilities like post office, bank, travel agency, numerous craft shops and also an Indian boutique belonging to the World Wildlife Fund (WWF). All forts are interlinked with each other; one can pass through the large number of narrow passages, courtyards, gardens, forts, and quadrangles with zigzag corridors.


Jagdish Temple

Jagdish temple is a Hindu temple which is very large in size and is situated in the middle of Udaipur in state of Rajasthan. It is a major tourist attraction which is also known as the temple of Jagannath Rai but is now called the temple of Jagdish Ji.

The temple is devoted to Lord Vishnu who is also known as the preserver of the universe. The temple is celebrated as the largest temple in entire Udaipur. The gateway of the shrine can be seen from Bara Pol of the City Palace which is 150m away. This huge temple is constructed in the Indo- Aryan style of architecture. The temple is three storied and is an example of wonderful architecture. It comprises of beautifully carved pillars, painted walls, decorated ceilings, luscious halls, etc.

There is a city within this palace with facilities like post office, bank, travel agency, numerous craft shops and also an Indian boutique belonging to the World Wildlife Fund (WWF). All forts are interlinked with each other; one can pass through the large number of narrow passages, courtyards, gardens, forts, and quadrangles with zigzag corridors.


Lake Palace

Built in 1746 as a residence for Mewar dynasty royals, the historic Lake Palace floats in the center of Lake Pichola. It was the official residence of all the rulers during winters. The palace's decadent reputation was cemented when the James Bond film Octopussy was filmed on its premises. Occupying a four-acre island in Pichola Lake, the hotel appears to float on turquoise water.

As per the facts, Maharana Jagat Singh II used to indulge in moonlight picnics with the ladies of the Zenana on the lake island palace of Jag Mandir. A pleasurable pastime - until his father found out. With that option closed to him, there was only one solution. He built his own pleasure palace on a different island in Lake Pichola. Begun in 1743 and inaugurated in 1746, the new palace was named Jag Niwas after his highness Maharana Jagat Singh II, 62nd successor to the royal dynasty of Mewar.


Saheliyon ki Bari

Witness the lavish lifestyle of the royal ladies at Saheliyon ki Bari. There are pools, lily ponds, flowers, marble fountains, flowers, etc. It was built by Maharana Sangram Singh in the 18th century to please his princess. The garden has four pools ornated with delicately chiselled kiosks, elephants in marble (each elephant sculptured out of a single piece of stone) and lions carved out of marble serving the purpose of the fountain which creates the royal picture of the bygone era.

There is a small museum within the garden which exhibits soft toys, classic pictures, etc. Saheliyon ki bari is the place where all the kings used to enjoy some leisure time far away from their political and social duties.

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